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The following testimony was delivered to Philadelphia City Council on May 17, 2018.  My name is Whiquitta Tobar and I am a Staff Attorney in the Youth Justice Project at Community Legal...
Philadelphia City Council has recently introduced two proposals to address the problem of trespass into residential properties – a practice often described as “squatting.”  As long-standing...
10 Ways the Federal Government can Alleviate Poverty and its Devastating Effects As the nation turns its eyes to the national political conventions in Cleveland and in Philadelphia, it is...
The following testimony was delivered by CLS attorney and Independence Fellow Claire Grandison on April 28, 2016 in front of the Philadelphia City Council Joint Committees on Children and Youth and...
The following testimony was delivered by CLS Managing Attorney Rasheedah Phillips to the Philadelphia Office of Housing and Community Development (OHCD) on April 19, 2016, on their action plan to...